Don’t let your guard down

The CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain, like at grocery stores and pharmacies. How about adding the need in and around public parks, particularly where interior walkways and sidewalks do not allow for six-feet distancing? An increasing number of cities in the U.S. are embracing this recommendation: “Stay […]

Pandemic discrimination

Ageism is a stereotype discrimination against individuals on the basis of age. Sorrowfully, the horrific calamity of the pandemic has raised ageism’s ugly head with governors, federal legislators and, surprisingly, many healthcare providers. Recent comments by many around the globe citing Darwinian theory to “pull plugs” on seniors ill with COVID-19 is an insidious consideration having significant harmful effects. I […]

No rate hike yet

Last week’s edition of The Acorn was critical of LVMWD, claiming it has plans to increase water rates by the end of the year (Pg. 1) and offers little reprieve for customers during the pandemic (Pg. 6). The problem? It isn’t true. LVMWD does not have any rate increases planned at this time. In California, planned rate increases require a […]

Against city’s stance on virus

Westlake Village Mayor Kelly Honig: This past Friday you left me a phone message. After listening to the message, I’m motivated to ask that you resign your position as mayor. In your call you state, “We we live in a county that has had more than half the total COVID-19 deaths in the entire state.” You continued, “This means we […]

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